First Responder Readiness: A Systems Approach to Readiness Assessment Using Model Based Vulnerability Analysis Techniques [open pdf - 470KB]
"This thesis reviews various tools used by military and civilian First Responders to assess unit readiness. Most civilian readiness assessment tools have fallen short of adequately predicting a response teams probability of mission success or failure. This thesis will explore the use of model based vulnerability analysis techniques and FT++ software as potential tools that could be adopted by the first response community to predict a units operational performance."
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